Donna’s approach to practicing law is to identify her clients’ legal concerns and desired outcomes, educate her clients to establish realistic goals and expectations, and finally, to work with her clients to achieve their goals as efficiently as possible – always with an eye toward minimizing the emotional cost that is inherent in her practice areas. Donna has been a trial attorney in Central Wisconsin for more than 20 years and has represented the rights and interests of individuals in contested hearings throughout Stevens Point, Wisconsin Rapids, Wausau, Waupaca, and Wautoma, where she developed the skills and the reputation of a strong, aggressive, and effective trial advocate when cases do not settle and must litigated.
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Donna is an excellent divorce and custody lawyer. She has top-notch skills in litigation, and is very knowledgeable regarding the issues of children. Donna also excels at managing the financial implications of divorce. I recommend her to potential clients without hesitation.
Michael Zell Divorce & Separation Attorney
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|2014 Pro Bono Honor Society||State Bar of Wisconsin and Wisconsin Access to Justice Commission||2015|
|Litigation Attorney||Anderson, O'Brien, Bertz, Skrenes & Golla, LLP||2008 - Present|
|Assistant State Public Defender||Office of the State Public Defender||1994 - 2008|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Portage County Bar Association||President||2010 - 2010|
|State Bar of Wisconsin, Family Law Section||Member||N/A|
|State Bar of Wisconsin, Litigation Section||Member||N/A|
|Portage County Bar Association||Member||N/A|
|University of Wisconsin Law School||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1994|
|University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1990|